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monitors on the ground in syria, reports of deadly new violence continues to emerge. amateur video shows what appears to be arab league monitors wearing orange vests touring the central city of homs where some of the strongest demonstrations against president bashar al assad have been taking place. at times those monitors were forced to take shelter as gunfire could be heard in the distance. activists claim government troops open fire on unarmed protesters on wednesday killing six, bringing the death toll to 39 in just two days since the monitors arrived. yesterday more than 700 detainees were freed after a human rights group accused the government of hiding the prisoners from those monitors. >>> now here's a look at some other stories making news "early today" in america. north dakota firefighters went to the edge of an icy river to make a life-saving grab. they rescued a black labrador after it slid past its owner's electric fence right into the freezing water. you'll be happy to hear the dog is in good condition. >>> a texas man didn't get away with much of anything during a recent ro
leader's son and successor kim jong-un followed the hearse. >>> without monitors now in syria, demonstrators made sure their voices would be heard. amateur video shows tens of thousands taking to the streets reportedly calling for the execution of president al assad. critics debated whether government tanks pulling back was just an attempt to mislead monitors. >>> the high stakes battle of western powers, iran threatened to cut off oil exports from middle east if the west imposes sanctions on oil sapmehipments. they threaten to close the strait of hormuz. as state department spokesman dismissed the threats as, quote, bluster. >>> now, here's a look at other stories making news early today in america. michigan police were recently involved in a high speed pursuit of one of their own suv cruisers wearing only his underwear. a suspect hopped behind the wheel after escaping from a backseat. it ended with the suspect crashing into vehicles at a roadblock. no injuries were reported. >>> a lawyer for a group of single mothers in hawaii calling their theft inside a toy store a despera
across syria left as least 25 people dead wednesday. an activists group says army defectors killed 25 soldiers in security clashes this morning which would make it one of the deadliest attacks by rebel troops in the nine-month uprising. >>> a commercial satellite company says it captured a photo of china's first aircraft carrier taking an apparent test ride in the yellow sea. they bought the ship from ukraine in 1998 and spent years refeshing it and arming it. >>> some startling new numbers from the centers for disease control and prevention based on a new survey of domestic violence. one in four women reported being violently attacked by a husband or boyfriend. a number researchers called astounding. while one in five women said they had been sexually assaulted. >>> and researchers have spotted a giant gas cloud spiraling into a super massive black hole at the center of our galaxy. that's pretty cool. thought as -- or thought it's known black holes draw in everything nearby, it will be the first chance to see one consume such a cloud. >>> well, now here is an early look at how wall s
throughout the day on nbc. after nine months of bloodshed in syria, the arab league is sending a team of 60 monitors into the country. critics fear the monitors won't be allowed to see what's really happening. >>> new york city times square new year's eve ball will get a facelift. nearly 300 new weather resistant waterford crystal triangles will be installed, in this year's design called "let there be friendship." >>> and speaking of friends, shout out to our neighbors here at 30 rock. happy birthday to radio city music hall which opened 79 years ago today back in 1932. happy birthday. >>> all day long you can stay on top of the very latest developments in those stories and others as they break on msnbc. tonight be sure to watch brian williams with "nbc nightly news." >>> finally, here's a look at what's coming up this morning on the "today" show. former "survivor" producer facing murder charges for the death of his wife, the victim's sister speaks out live in the studio. >>> you'll get to meet that 1-month-old polar bear who opened his eyes for the very first time, something you definitely
campaign less than two weeks before the iowa caucuses. >>> overseas, reports from state-controll eled syria tv sa there have been activists have struck with a car bomb and a number of civilians have been killed. the this is the first attack since the start of new president bashar alas aheal-asaad. monitors want to assess whether the government is complying with the peace initiative. >>> a look at other stories making news early today in america. police have tracked down a group of vandals all thanks to youtube. the video posted by the culprit show the crew of young criminals ransacking several stores. investigators brought in one teen for questioning who eventually identified the rest of the suspects. >>> southern california's notorious high-speed santa ana wind swept through yesterday, hammering several neighborhoods. wind gusts as high as 72 miles per hour were strong enough to rip trees from the ground and leave tractor trailers overturned. wind warnings and advisories are expected to end today. >>> powerful winds fanned the flames of a san francisco inferno. five-alarm blaze ripped thro
's long assault left no survivors. the white house said it was deeply disturbed and the opposition syria national council is calling for a u.n. security council meeting. >>> eight u.s. soldiers are facing charges after an army private's body was found in a guard tower in afghanistan back in october. the army ruled the death of danny chen, an asian-american from new york city, a suicide. an investigation further found that chen had been the target of ethnic slurs and physical attacks at the hands of his fellow soldiers. eight of them have been charged with involuntary manslaughter and negligent homicide for allegedly driving chen to take his own life. >>> now here's a look at other stories making news "early today" in america. a high-speed chase through the streets of orlando ended in a hair-raising crash. police pursued burglary suspects for 40 minutes until they smashed into three vehicles at a busy intersection. miraculously, no one died. six people, including the two suspects, did suffer serious injuries. >>> a raging inferno in detroit forced two people to jump for their lives. a man
, a bloody crackdown continues in syria with reports of more than 100 deaths over the past two days, including dozens of defectors from president bashar al assad forces. amateur video shows what is to be the result of bloody clashes between protesters and government forces in and around damascus. this week's surge in violence is believed to be a so-called last push by assad's regime before arab league monitors arrive in that country. >>> in what's called the biggest women's demonstration in modern history, thousands of women fled streets in cairo, demanding the government military step down. marchers carried a photo of a woman whose clothes were partially pulled off by troops as a symbol of their outrage over the brutal treatment of female protesters. some 10,000 chanting women carried signs, turned out for the massive march throughout downtown cairo. this as 14 people were reportedly killed during a fifth day of clashes between protesters and military forces. >>> back here at home, it may not officially be winter yet but a blistering snowstorm that plowed through the southwest and
by syria's government has continued without let up, despite the arrival of arab league delegates. human rights activists say at least six people were killed in fresh attacks by government forces yesterday. amateur video shows black smoke and flames in one syrian city after alleged shelling by president al assad's forces. arab league arrived thursday ahead of monitors to assess whether the government is complying with a peace initiative. reports coming in from state-controlled syrian tv this morning which says, quote, terrorists, unquote, have attacked security facilities in damascus. >>> a look at other stories making news early today in america. police have tracked down a group of vandals all thanks to youtube. the video posted by the culprit show the crew of young criminals ransacking several stories. investigators brought in one teen for questioning who eventually identified the rest of the suspects. >>> southern california's notorious high-speed santa ana wind swept through yesterday, hammering several neighborhoods. wind gusts as high as 72 miles per hour were strong enough to rip
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